The motor yacht design OB 47 was presented on the stand of VOLVO PENTA at the exhibition "ODESSA 210".
The exhibition "ODESSA", dated for the Day of the city, takes place in Odessa every autumn. The fair is oriented on shipping, ports, big shipbuilding enterprises and suppliers of equipment for shipping and shipbuilding.
VOLVO concern is known worldwide for round-the-world sailing race "VOLVO OCEAN RACE" - marine Formula 1, for it's cars, and for ship engines, which are the field of activity of concern's branch Volvo Penta. The active and dynamically working representative office of Volvo Penta in Ukraine presented on the stand all the power of today technology of European engines. The project OB 47, carried out by ProLine yacht design & engineering bureau, was presented on the same stand. OB 47 is a motor yacht of representation class, 47 m long, and will be equipped with two main diesel engines Volvo Penta D 34 A MT with power 1050 Hp each, and two of diesel generator sets D 5 A T-UCM274E with power 86 kW each, which will be delivered by Ukrainian representative office of the company.
There was not only Volvo Penta who presented their products to the visitors. The useful competition took place between the world-known engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce, Caterpillar, Cummins. Bogorodsky engine plant from Russia, known for its engines, was located close to them.
We were happy to meet our compatriots and exhibition neighbors TRANZAS - the developers of special software. The stand of another our compatriots - Damen Shipyards Ocean, was really exciting.
The close cooperation of ProLine and Volvo Penta is being continued, and we hope that several yachts designed by our bureau will be equipped with machinery of this leading European manufacturer.